Why are the arctic ice caps melting?

Answer Due to global warming, the Arctic ice caps are melting, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The burning of fossil fuels and other human activities lead to the emission of gre... Read More »

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Is the Arctic ice melting?

Ice in the Arctic is melting because temperatures there are rising twice as fast as in the rest of the world. Proof of this was the split and subsequent breaking up of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf in 20... Read More »

How is melting ice affecting Arctic ice?

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Arctic is a region of the Earth particularly sensitive to environmental change. As a result of rising temperatures around the globe, t... Read More »

Are the ice caps really melting?

On One Hand: Ice Caps Are MeltingAccording to the National Resources Defense Council, the ice cap in the North Pole has decreased in size by 20 percent since 1979. Environmental watchdog groups lik... Read More »

The Rate of the Ice Caps Melting?

Recent findings by a joint US/Dutch team from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Delft University of Technology and SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research have claimed that ice caps are melting ... Read More »